Images from the peaceful ancient village of Phuoc Tich

Located 40 kilometres north of Hue is Phuoc Tich, a place that has remained relatively unchanged over the past hundred years and represents a peaceful village that serves as a popular destination in Hue.

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The village is spread out beside the poetic O Lau river and is noticeable for having all the typical features of a traditional Vietnamese village.

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Visitors to Phuoc Tich are amazed at the village’s ancient homes which are up to one hundred years old.

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Houses in Phuoc Tich are made principally from jackfruit wood and are adorned with exquisite carvings, most of which are undamaged despite having seen a number of wars throughout the years.

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Most of the ancient homes in the village enjoy large yards that contain old trees separated by rows of tea trees, creating an exotic green space.

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An ancient house owned by Mrs Le Ngoc Thi Thi

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The home of Mr Luong Thanh Khieu

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The view inside Mr Khieu’s house

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A dozen religious structures within the village remain intact.

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Phuoc Tich’s communal home was built in 1470 before being restored in 1999.

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The entrance of Phuoc Buu pagoda in the sunlight

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Walking through the village, visitors are able to enjoy peace and quiet.

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The village sits on the bank of the O Lau river.

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A lotus pond can be found at the centre of the ancient village.

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A stroll around the village is an unmissable experience for visitors. Tourists should slow down and admire the ancient architecture.

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The art of ceramics in Phuoc Tich ancient village can be dated back 500 years.

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Tourists to Phuoc Tich often arrange their stay in local houses among the village’s people to learn more about the area’s culture.

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